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The story of football

Young Reading Series 2
The story of football

  • A lively and engaging history of "the beautiful game".
  • Tells the story of football, from its beginnings in the Roman Army to the modern day premiership including how both American Football and Rugby were born.
  • Humorously illustrated by Paddy Mounter.
  • Usborne Young Reading has been developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
“A lively and engaging history of the beautiful game.”
Words for Life

Hardback with ribbon marker:

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Extra information

Age: 6+

Lexile Measure: 840L

Hardback with ribbon marker:
ISBN: 9780746077085
64 pages
196 x 130mm

Author/Editor: Rob Lloyd Jones

Illustrator: Paddy Mounter


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